Preparing for Ofsted

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£100.00 inc VAT

Planned school improvement works well when leaders are secure in what Ofsted inspectors are looking for. This key one day course identifies changes in the framework, clarifies the new one day inspections and more importantly supports schools in developing good practice. Exploring areas around teaching, self-evaluation and building a strong narrative, the experienced course leader will bust some Ofsted myths and enable you to prepare for an inspection with greater confidence.

  • To know the key elements in the new updated Ofsted framework
  • To understand how this relates to your own school context
  • To be able to improve skills in evaluating school improvement strategies
  • To understand how preparation for meetings, documentation and data analysis can make the inspection process clearer
  • To be able to extend and deepen your narrative about your school so you can communicate it more effectively


  • Getting to grips with the new framework
  • Key changes across the inspection framework
  • The two day Section 5 inspection
  • One day Section 8 inspections
  • Teaching over time and self evaluation
  • Striving for evaluation
  • Using documentation efficiently
  • Inspection meetings
  • Embedding the inspection process into school improvement
  • Safeguarding is everyone's role
  • Effective quality assurance

I>nspection meetings

  • Having a coherent narrative about your school
  • Getting a story right
  • Ofsted myth busting
  • The role of the Headteacher/Senior Leader during inspections

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Governance Resolutions
Weatherill House Business Centre
New South Quarter
23 Whitestone Way

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